Chartered on October 13th, 1922, Wapsie Unit 473 is a vital component of the Oxford Junction American Legion Family.
We have been supporting our Veterans and serving our community for nearly 100 years.

We meet at the Oxford Junction Comunity Center (115 East Broadway) on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M.
We invite you to join us.

Mission Statement

In the spirit of service, not self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for Veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.

Vision Statement

The vision of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion while becoming the premier service organization and foundation of every community… providing support for our veterans, our military, and their families by shaping a positive future in an atmosphere of fellowship, patriotism, peace and security.


In fulfillment of our Mission, the American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes:

  • To support and advocate for Veterans, active military and their families

  • To support the initiatives and programs of The American Legion

  • To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship

  • To bestow Merit Awards and promote quality education and literacy

  • To provide educational and leadership opportunities that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy, and encourage good citizenship and patriotism towards our beloved country

  • To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities

  • To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through "service not self"


Our statement of values is predicated on the founding purposes....

Commitment to the four founding principles:

  • Justice

  • Freedom

  • Democracy

  • Loyalty

Service to God, our country, its Veterans and their families

Tradition of patriotism and citizenship

Personal integrity and family values

Respect for the uniqueness of individual members

Truthful open communication in dealing with the public and our members

Adherence to the adopted policies and rules

Officers for 2022-2023

President – Stacy Agnitsch (319) 480-2793

Vice President – Kathy Barber (563) 826-2923

Treasurer – Karen Lineburg

Secretary – Kathy McCloy

Chaplain – Kristina Stevenson

Membership Chair – Virginia Carter (563) 826-2324